Dark Chocolate dipped Figs

Posted on Jan 26 2015 - 11:09am by Marianne

These figs are from a fig tree that is over 30 years old in my dads garden. He planted the tree from a branch that my grandfather gave to him before he died.


Dark Chocolate dipped Figs
Serves 4
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Prep Time
1 hr 15 min
Prep Time
1 hr 15 min
  1. 6 nice fresh ripe figs
  2. 100g of organic dark chocolate as dark as possible
  3. 1/2 cup of whole hazelnuts
  4. 1/4 cup of flaked almonds
  1. Slice your figs length ways in half
  2. In a hand blender pulse the hazelnuts first until chopped coarsely then add the almonds and pulse for a few seconds to become coarse like the hazelnuts. Pour into a flat plate.
  3. Place dark chocolate into a bowl to be melted either in the microwave or stove top (in a bowl over simmering water in a saucepan) and stir.
  4. Dip your figs half way into the dark chocolate then roll into the nuts and place on a flat baking tray lined with baking paper.
  5. Place tray in the fridge for an hour to set.
  6. Enjoy
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Marianne found success with Paleo eating when she did a Whole 30 challenge with her husband in 2014. She hit her goal weight and improved her health and wellbeing. Marianne started giving Paleo makeovers to many of her families' traditional recipes and decided to share it with everyone on her Gusto Paleo blog.

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